La Mia Boutique: Agosto 2008

My friend Sheryl is back from a trip to Italy and scored me a copy of the August La Mia Boutique. This is a pattern magazine from Italy similar to BWOF. Except in these, I’m practically plus size 🙂

There are a couple of really cute looks in this edition.

Love this dress. There is neat ruching / elastic in the straps

Basic tee with cap sleeves

A nifty sweatshirt dress / tunic which would be awesome for fall in a sweater knit.

A neat asymetric sweatshirt

Fun trench style jacket. Love the Public Enemy patch. Bring the noise…

Tunic with buttons. Love it.

And a skirt that I love, but could never get away with wearing

Also, Trena *did* come this weekend. She sewed up a maxi dress, we recorded a new podcast and I traced and cut out a dress pattern. This was about midnight. She really wasn’t trying to have her photo taken.

And Friday night the cop and his sister had a joint party. I took my friend below as my date and wore my maxi knit dress, Simplicity 3503. I swear this dress can go anywhere!


  1. wow this issue looks SO much more wearable than the usual LMB designs. I find they often head off into “hoochie D&G” territory leaving you to make a bunch of changes before they’re ready for real life… I wonder if I can convince my mom (or neighbour in Paris) to grab this one for me, hmmm

    Also, I’m two seasons deep into The Wire now. I’ve been thinking of you and Nathan Sterner. 🙂

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